No food is known to cause cancer, but you can get sick from eating wrong

News 10/06/21, 18:46

To be classified as a carcinogen, convincing evidence must link the intake of a food or drink to an elevated cancer risk and demonstrate how cancer may develop as a result.  The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) of the World Health Organization divides carcinogens into five categories based on ...

Researchers want FDA to remove more sunscreens over cancer-causing chemical

News 08/12/21, 00:37

Multiple experts warn the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of potentially cancer-causing compounds in some sunscreens, calling for them to be removed from the market. In a letter to the agency, the group of researchers said they had found an active ingredient called octocrylene in some sunscreens, which they said can ...

Pfizer recalls anti-smoking drug Chantix for potential risk of cancer

News 07/22/21, 00:08

Pfizer, the influential pharmaceutical corporation, is recalling 12 batches of Chantix, a popular anti-smoking medication, after detecting excessive levels of a chemical linked to cancer. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 19 released a statement to inform that Pfizer has widened the voluntary recall of Chantix, or varenicline, to ...

“Harry Potter” star Helen McCrory dies of cancer at 52

U.S. 04/17/21, 02:29

Helen McCrory, a British actress who appeared in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows," "Skyfall," and "Peaky Blinders," has died at the age of 52, the New York Post reported. Her husband, Damian Lewis, announced that she died peacefully after a long battle with cancer. “I’m heartbroken to announce that after a ...

‘Mom’ receives inspiring Valentine’s message at Cleveland Clinic

U.S. 02/15/20, 15:52

A Cleveland Clinic visitor made a simple gesture this Valentine's Day to inspire courage so that their loved one gets through treatment. "Mom be brave," along with a symbolic ribbon, was spelled out in the snow by someone at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus. “To the person who wrote it, you’ve touched our ...

‘I just beat it’ Georgia boy rings bell to celebrate beating cancer

U.S. 12/07/19, 07:34

A 10-year-old Georgia boy, who beat cancer, got to ring the bell signifying the end of treatment. Bryan Thompson, of Macon, was diagnosed with cancer last year after a football injury landed him in emergency and doctors ultimately found he had cancer, 13 WMAZ reported. Although the 10-year-old shouldn’t know about ports ...

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